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How Much Does a Human Resources Technician Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$37,000
$27,000
$37,000
$51,000
Human resources technicians in the United States make an average salary of $37,534 per year or $18.05 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $27,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $51,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, New York, Washington, Connecticut, and Alaska provide the highest human resources technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Edison, NJ
$51,605
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Where Human Resources Technicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where human resources technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Human Resources Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, New York and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for human resources technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Missouri, Ohio, and South Dakota.
City
Average Salary

Edison, NJ

Salary Range39k - 67k$52k$51,605

New York, NY

Salary Range37k - 63k$49k$48,741

Shelton, CT

Salary Range36k - 62k$48k$47,821

Santa Clara, CA

Salary Range37k - 59k$47k$47,422

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range35k - 58k$45k$45,269

Providence, RI

Salary Range33k - 56k$44k$43,674

Boston, MA

Salary Range33k - 54k$42k$42,291

Medford, OR

Salary Range33k - 50k$41k$41,114

Denver, CO

Salary Range31k - 45k$38k$38,066

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range31k - 46k$38k$38,039
$26k
$67k

High Paying Human Resources Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Human Resources Technicians The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Applied Materials and AutoZone as they offer the highest salaries for human resources technicians.
Company
Average Salary
Applied Materials
Salary Range71k - 85k$78k$77,922
AutoZone
Salary Range64k - 79k$72k$71,749
Pacific Architects and Engineers
Salary Range39k - 51k$45k$45,265
City of Fresno
Salary Range41k - 45k$44k$43,605
Cummins
Salary Range38k - 48k$43k$43,227
Boise Cascade
Salary Range37k - 44k$41k$41,082
State of Rhode Island
Salary Range36k - 40k$39k$38,670
NC Department of Insurance
Salary Range35k - 40k$38k$37,702
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Salary Range34k - 39k$37k$36,851
State of Minnesota
Salary Range35k - 38k$37k$36,657
$30k
$85k

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    How Experience Affects Human Resources Technician Salaries

    The salary for a human resources technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Human Resources Technician Salaries

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    Placerville, CA
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    $49,421
    $49,421
    11/26/2020
    Spherion
    Spherion
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Bradenton, FL
    Bradenton, FL
    11/25/2020
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    $45,000
    $45,000
    11/25/2020
    HR Technician I
    HR Technician I
    Boone, NC
    Boone, NC
    11/23/2020
    11/23/2020
    $32,703
    $32,703
    11/23/2020
    Austin Independent School District
    Austin Independent School District
    HR Tech II (Classified)
    HR Tech II (Classified)
    HR Tech II (Classified)
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    11/21/2020
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    $37,065
    $37,065
    11/21/2020
    HR Technician II--Temporary Solutions
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    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    11/20/2020
    11/20/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    11/20/2020
    Human Resources Technician
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    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    11/20/2020
    11/20/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    11/20/2020
    Colorado State University
    Colorado State University
    Human Resources (HR) Technician
    Human Resources (HR) Technician
    Human Resources (HR) Technician
    Fort Collins, CO
    Fort Collins, CO
    11/14/2020
    11/14/2020
    $38,000
    $38,000
    11/14/2020
    Cobb County Police Department
    Cobb County Police Department
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Marietta, GA
    Marietta, GA
    11/12/2020
    11/12/2020
    $29,176
    $29,176
    11/12/2020
    Wayne Community College
    Wayne Community College
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Goldsboro, NC
    Goldsboro, NC
    11/12/2020
    11/12/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    11/12/2020
    Ventura Regional Sanitation District
    Ventura Regional Sanitation District
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Human Resources Technician
    Ione, CA
    Ione, CA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $51,854
    $51,854
    10/31/2020